self-employed

Guatemala: Bono para trabajadores en el sector informal

Submitted by mmarquez on Fri, 08/07/2020 - 12:01

elperiodico.com.gt (02.05.2020) El programa denominado Bono al Comercio Popular a cargo del Ministerio de Desarrollo  (Mides) destinado a los trabajadores de la economía informal, durante la emergencia sanitaria de COVID-19 ya realizó las primeras 2 mil 598 transferencias de Q1,000 a vendedores de la capital, que iniciaron a desembolsarse el 8 de abril.

 

Regions / Country
guatemala
Global challenges
Topics
Cash transfers
Document Type

Bolivia: Decreto Supremo 4298: Incentivos tributarios para la reactivación económica y el empleo - Noticias

Submitted by mmarquez on Thu, 08/06/2020 - 11:55

boliviaemprende.com (28.07.2020) El Decreto Supremo 4298 del 24 de julio del 2020, crea incentivos tributarios para la reactivación económica y crea también un régimen tributario promocionar la creación de nuevas empresas. Además, fomentar el consumo y producción de bienes hechos en Bolivia. Consolida el pago del IVA, IUE e IT en un monotributo de 5% sobre las ventas brutas. Se puede acumular crédito fiscal para su posterior uso del Régimen General. Las compras de productos hechos en Bolivia, permitirá el descargo de RC- IVA con un 20% adicional de Crédito Fiscal.

Regions / Country
bolivia
Global challenges
Topics
Compliance and Contribution Collection
Document Type

Singapore: Self-employed person income relief scheme (SIRS)

Submitted by siha on Fri, 07/31/2020 - 13:45

NTUC (31.07.2020) SIRS helps Singaporean self-employed persons (SEPs) with less means and family support tide over this period of extraordinary economic uncertainty. SEPs to receive $3,000 each in May, July and October 2020. 

Regions / Country
singapore
Global challenges
Topics
Service delivery
Cash transfers
Covid-19
Document Type

Republic of Korea: Emergency livelihood aid for Workers on unpaid leave

Submitted by siha on Thu, 07/30/2020 - 16:43

Ministry of Employment and Labor (30.03.2020) ‘Special Regional Employment Support Aid' will be given to 100 thousand workers, at the rate of KRW 500 thousand a month / ‘Emergency Welfare Aid’ of an average of KRW 650 thousand a month (for a month+α) will be provided.

17 administrative regions will provide 100 thousand workers on unpaid leave with monthly emergency livelihood aid of KRW 500,000 for up to two months, starting April.

Regions / Country
korea, Republic of
Global challenges
Topics
Unemployment
Cash transfers
Document Type

New Caledonia: Deferral of social contributions for the self-employed

Submitted by siha on Thu, 07/30/2020 - 12:37

CAFAT (30.07.2020) As a self-employed worker, the due date for payment of  your provisional contributions for the 2nd quarter of 2020 set on March 31 and the due date for payment of your provisional contributions for the 3rd quarter of 2020 set on June 30, are payable on September 30, 2020.

Regions / Country
New Caledonia
Global challenges
Topics
Compliance and Contribution Collection
Covid-19
Document Type

New Caledonia: Reinforced partial unemployment "Covid-19 allowance"

Submitted by siha on Thu, 07/30/2020 - 12:02

Government of New Caledonia (16.07.2020) Covid-19 allowance has been extended for companies durably affected by the health crisis for a period of three months, from 1 st June 2020 to 31 August 2020 with the possibility of extending it for another three months. The amount is 100% of the salary for employees remunerated at the guaranteed minimum hourly wage of the sector of activity concerned, and 70% of the last gross salary within the limit of 4.5 times the minimum wage in other cases.

Regions / Country
New Caledonia
Topics
Employment
Unemployment
Cash transfers
Shocks &extreme events
Covid-19
Financial crisis
Document Type

Réunion: Regional safeguard fund

Submitted by siha on Mon, 07/27/2020 - 17:23

Réunion Region (18.05.2020) This fund is part of a principle of subsidiarity, in addition to the other mechanisms operated by the State and the local authorities, and must allow “last resort” intervention. It is therefore mobilized if: • the applicant does not have access to a bank loan or to other support tools offered by the State, the Region (rebound loan) or other communities, • the other support tools did not meet the cash flow requirements.

It is an Advance of 10,000 € - repayable in 3 years, including 1 year deferred No Guarantee - Interest rate = 0%

Regions / Country
Réunion
Global challenges
Topics
Shocks &extreme events
Covid-19
Financial crisis
Document Type

Réunion: Regional solidarity fund

Submitted by siha on Mon, 07/27/2020 - 16:57

Réunion region (13.04.2020) Regional solidarity fund, the amount of which varies from 1000 to 2500 €, benefits Reunion VSEs, micro-entrepreneurs and independent professions included. It is open to companies with less than 10 employees whose turnover is less than € 500,000 and which, during the confinement period , have been forced to close or have suffered a loss of turnover of up to minus 20%.

Regions / Country
Réunion
Topics
Employment
Covid-19
Document Type

SPACE Informal Workers and Social Protection | socialprotection.org

Submitted by rruggia on Sun, 07/26/2020 - 09:35

The Informal Workers and Social Protection background note outlines the options for providing social protection to informal workers, with a particular focus on the implications for COVID-19 response and urban settings.

In order to do so, it provides information on the impacts of COVID-19 on earnings and wellbeing among informal economy workers, considering the opportunities the crisis presents for reform to more efficiently link informal workers with social protection systems.

Topics
Business Process
Extension of coverage
Difficult to cover group
Social assistance
Document Type

Grenada: Covid-19 Economic Support Secretariat deadline for payroll stimulus programme

Submitted by siha on Fri, 07/24/2020 - 14:25

NOW Grenada (21.07.2020) The Ministry of Finance through the Covid-19 Economic Support Secretariat (CESS) announces the deadline for receipt of applications to the Income and first time Payroll Stimulus Programme as of Wednesday, 22 July 2020 at 4 pm.

This cut off for receipt of applications relates to the following categories:Hotels, Restaurants/ Bars and Small Travel Agents, Tourist Vendors, Market Vendors, Bus Owners, Taxi Owners, Hair Dressers, Barbers, And other tourist related businesses.

Regions / Country
grenada
Global challenges
Topics
Employment
Shocks &extreme events
Document Type